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2018 Fall Pre-Season Info

In order to comply with NYSAIS regulations and help our student-athletes prepare for their seasons, Berkeley Carroll, like all of our peer schools, schedules pre-season training sessions for our Upper School fall sports. Given the very compressed nature of this fall season — the schedule extends only seven weeks from the start of school to the beginning of the league play-offs — this training is an important part of both individual and team preparation for the season. Some adjustments have been made to the first week’s schedule, permitting incoming ninth grade student-athletes to participate in both pre-season and Summer Springboard.

Please do not hesitate to contact me (dmcgrath@berkeleycarroll.org) with any questions.

Girls Varsity Soccer

Girls Varsity Soccer will leave for its pre-season camp on Wednesday, Aug. 15. That information will be distributed in early April. That information will be distributed in early April; it will also be posted on the athletic pages of the Berkeley Carroll website. The team will train at the Darrow School on Thursday (8/16), Friday (8/17), and Saturday (8/18), returning to Brooklyn after a morning session on Sunday (8/19). The schedule for the remainder of the preseason is as follows:


Monday 8/20: OFF
Tuesday 8/21: OFF
Wednesday 8/22: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday 8/23: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Friday 8/24: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Monday 8/27: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8/28: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
Wednesday 8/29: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
Thursday 8/30: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m
Friday 8/31: OFF

Boys Varsity and JV Soccer

The preseason schedule for Boys Soccer players (Varsity and JV) is as follows:

Monday 8/20: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday 8/21: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday 8/22: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday 8/23: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Friday 8/24: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Monday 8/27: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8/28: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8/29: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Thursday 8/30: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday 8/31: OFF

Girls Varsity and JV Volleyball

All candidates for the Girls Volleyball teams (Varsity and JV) will meet at Lincoln Place (9:00 a.m.) on Monday 8/20. In order to accommodate participants in Summer Springboard, the practices on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday will be divided by grades, with 9th and 10th graders in morning sessions and 11th and 12th graders taking the court in the afternoon. The first week’s schedule is as follows:

Monday 8/20: All players (8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
Tuesday 8/21: Grades 9/10 (8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.); Grades 11/12 (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Wednesday 8/22: 9/10 (8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.); 11/12 (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)
Thursday 8/23: 9/10 (8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.); 11/12 (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)

Following practice on Thursday 8/23 coaches will divide students into two groups that will inform which practice time they should attend on Friday, 8/24 and Monday 8/27.

Friday 8/24: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (by list)
Monday 8/27: 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. (by list)

Following practice on Monday 8/27, an initial round of roster adjustments including selection of the Varsity team, will be made. Try-outs for the Junior Varsity team will continue through Wednesday 8/29.

Tuesday 8/28: JV (8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.); Varsity (1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Wednesday 8/29: JV (8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.); Varsity (1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Thursday 8/30: JV (8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.); Varsity (1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
Friday 8/31: OFF

Boys/Girls Varsity Cross-country

The Boys/Girls Cross Country preseason will consist of eight sessions. These will include not only running but also general fitness exercise and core training. Participants will meet at 181 Lincoln Place at the start of each session. The schedule for late August will be:

Monday 8/20: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday 8/21: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday 8/22: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday 8/23: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Friday 8/24: OFF
Monday 8/27: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday 8/28: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday 8/29: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Thursday 8/30: 8:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Friday 8/31: OFF

Please do not hesitate to contact me (dmcgrath@berkeleycarroll.org) with any questions.